Take a trip with a wombat, and discover the ins and outs of her day in this fantastic toddler friendly board format of the modern classic Australian picture book. There are holes to be dug and territory to be defended – and don’t forget all the eating and sleeping that needs to be squeezed in too!
A wombat’s work is never done…
She is training humans to become better pets.
She is Mothball, a wombat with attitude.
Award-winning author Jackie French’s love of wombats comes alive in this cheeky observation of Mothball’s life, while Bruce Whatley’s captivating illustrations of Mothball’s antics show just how endearing wombats are to humans.
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‘French and Whatley have conjured an affectionate, believable wombat self-portrait.’ New York Times Book Review
‘Bruce Whatley’s illustrations bring the story to life in a way that is both endearing and amusing. It’s easy to see why this book has won several awards in Jackie French’s native Australia. It deserves to be a huge hit here too, as it feels really fresh and original.’ Publishing NewsAbout the Author:
Jackie French was born in Sydney in 1953, grew up in Brisbane, graduated from the University of Queensland and moved to her present home in NSW bush land in her mid twenties. Over the past 10 years she has published over a hundred books on diverse subjects ranging from children’s fiction to pest control!
Bruce Whatley was born in the United Kingdom and emigrated with his parents to Australia during his childhood. He often collaborates on picture books with his wife, Rosie Smith.
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Book Description Harpercollins. Board book. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007371098
Book Description HarperCollins Children's Books, 2010. Board book. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0007371098
Book Description HarperCollins Children's Books. Board book. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110007371098